Iraq

“The great uncertainty of all data in war is a peculiar difficulty, because all action must, to a certain extent, be planned in a mere twilight, which in addition not infrequently—like the effect of a fog or moonshine—gives to things exaggerated dimensions and unnatural appearance.” Carl Von Clausewitz.

I am not trying to glaze over the tragedy here. I can understand how back in 2007 when insurgents were killing soldiers left and right, …

“The great uncertainty of all data in war is a peculiar difficulty, because all action must, to a certain extent, be planned in a mere twilight, which in addition not infrequently—like the effect of a fog or moonshine—gives to things exaggerated dimensions and unnatural appearance.” Carl Von Clausewitz. Read More »

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Mission Accomplished.

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Two powerful suicide car bombs blew up outside the Justice Ministry and city government offices in downtown Baghdad Sunday, killing at least 136 people in the worst attack in more than two years. Iraqi leaders said the attacks aimed to disrupt political progress in the months leading up to January’s crucial elections.

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Iraqi Violence Continues

BAGHDAD – A bomb attached to a car killed a man and wounded his wife and their three sons in Abu Ghraib district of western Baghdad, police said. BAAJ – A roadside bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol killed one soldier in Baaj, 375 km (233 miles) northwest of Baghdad, police said.

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